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Associate Professor Wu,Wei-Ning

Educational Background

Ph.D., Public Administration and Management, University of North Texas, USA

Research Interests

  • Public Service Planning and Evaluation
  • Emergency Management
  • Citizen Participation
  • Public Management

Honors & Awards

  • Award of Top University Strategic Alliance Program (2018-2019)
  • Outstanding Mentor Award, College of Management, National Sun Yat-sen University (2018)
  • Emerging Scholars Award of Government-Academy Cooperation (2017)
  • Emerging Scholars Award of Industry-Academy Cooperation (2017)
  • Best Course Award of National Sun Yat-sen University (2017 Fall; 2018 Spring)
  • Sun Yat-sen Distinguished Junior Management Scholar Award (2016)
  • Research Award of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference. Dallas, Texas (2014)
  • David Wachira Distinguished Graduate Student Award, University of North Texas (2014)
  • National Taipei University Mater Thesis Award (2005)

Professional Training

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training, City of Berkeley (2018)
  • Data Analysis Training of D-Lab, University of California, Berkeley (2018.08-2019.05)
  • Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning (GLOCOLL), Harvard University (2017.07 & 2018. 01)
  • New Service Talent Global Program, Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation (2016.05)
  • Certificate of Volunteer Management, University of North Texas (2015)
  • Certificate of Electronic Business Project Management, Commerce Industrial Services, Ministry of Economic Affairs, June/2002-Augst/2002
  • Certificate of Electronic Business Process Management, Commerce Industrial Services, Ministry of Economic Affairs, April/ 2002-June/2002


Publication & Research Projects

Journal Articles

  • Cai, X. & Wu, W.N. (2019). Affordable Housing Policy Development: Public Official Perspective. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis (Forthcoming).
  • Wu, W. N., Liu, L. Y., & Brough, C. (2019). No time for composting: Subjective time pressure as a barrier to citizen engagement in curbside composting. Waste Management91, 99-107.
  • Hu, W. S. & Wu, W.N. (2019). Local Government Anti-Corruption Efforts: Issues and Policy Suggestions. Personnel Administration,207,23-29. (in Chinese)
  • Wu, W. N., & Chang, S. M. (2018). Collaboration Mechanisms of Taiwan Nonprofit Organizations in Disaster Relief Efforts: Drawing Lessons from the Wenchuan Earthquake and Typhoon Morakot. Sustainability, 10(11), 4328; doi:10.3390/su10114328.
  • Wu, W. N., & Tsai, C. C. (2018). What Motivates Citizens to Volunteer in Schools? Determinants in the Local Context. Education and Urban Society, 50(9), 769-792.
  • Kuo, J.K., Hsieh, C.H., Wu, W.N. (2018). Participatory budgeting in local government: the initial Kaohsiung City experience. City Development, 24,114-127(in Chinese)
  • Wu, W.N., & Hsieh, C.H. (2018). Lessons learnt in operation and development of resilient communities: A flood-prone community case in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Journal of Public Affairs Review, 17(1), 89-105. (in Chinese)
  • Wu, W.N. (2017). Book review: Beyond Bureaucracy: Towards Sustainable Governance Informatisation. Journal of Civil Service9(4),139-146(in Chinese)
  • Wang, C.W., Chiu, C, Wu, W.N., & Lin, C.J. (2017). The impact of roll over risk and firm’s policy on extreme risk in the Taiwan manufacturing industry. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policy, 20(03), 1750019.
  • Cai, X.,Tsai, C.C, & Wu, W.N. (2017). Are they neck and neck in the affordable housing policies? a cross case comparison of three metropolitan cities in China. Sustainability, 9(4), 542; doi: 10.3390/su9040542.
  • Wu, W.N., Wang, C.W., & Chang, Yi-Bin (2017). Public service users’ behavior, perceived service performance, and citizens’ attitudes toward public service budgets cuts. International Review of Management and Business Research. 6(1), 57-67.
  • Wu, W. N. (2017). Citizen relationship management system users’ contact channel choices: Digital approach or call approach?Information, 8(1), 8. doi: 10.3390/info8010008.
  • Wu, W. N., & Jung, K. (2016). A missing link between citizen participation, satisfaction, and public performance: evidences from the city and county of San Francisco. International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, 2(4), 392-410.
  • Wu, W. N., Chang, K., & Tso, Y. E. (2016). If only we knew what we know: factors for mobilizing citizen participation in community-based emergency preparedness. Chinese Public Administration Review7(1), 77-109.
  • Wu, W. N., Chang, S.M., Collins, B.K. (2015). Mobilizing voluntary organizations in Taiwanese emergency response: citizen engagement and local fire branch Heads. Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, 14(2):45-55.
  • Jung, K., Park, S. J., Wu, W. N., & Park, H. W. (2015). A webometric approach to policy analysis and management using exponential random graph models. Quality &Quantity, 49(2), 581-598.
  • Jung, K., Andrew, S. A., & Wu, W. N. (2014). Illuminating the in-house provision of emergency services: A test of organizational capacity hypotheses. International Review of Public Administration, 19(3), 238-251.
  • Smith, D., Shea, M., & Wu, W. N. (2014). Collaborative resource sharing between public and school libraries. Interlending & Document Supply, 42(4), 159-164.

Grant Project

  • Principal InvestigatorBusiness Continuity and Disaster Recovery: Development strategies, Public-private Collaboration and Factor Promoting Business Resilience in Disasters.” Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (2018.08 – 2021.07).
  • Principal InvestigatorThe Study of Disaster-Resistant Community: A Typology and Evaluation of Current Community PracticesSponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (2017.08 – 2018.07).
  • Principal Investigator. Telecare Service Project Evaluation: A Case of Kaohsiung City.” Sponsored by NSYSU-KMU JOINT RESEARCH PROJECT (2017.01– 2017.12).
  • Principal InvestigatorThe Study of Municipal Citizen Service SystemSponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (2016.08 – 2017.07).
  • Co- Investigator. 2017 Kaohsiung City Participatory Budgeting ProjectSponsored by Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Kaohsiung City Government (2017.04-2018.04)
  • Co- Investigator. 2017 Kaohsiung City Satoyama Rural Innovation ProjectSponsored by Agriculture Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government (2017.04-2017.12)
  • Co- Investigator. 2016 Kaohsiung City Participatory Budgeting ProjectSponsored by Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Kaohsiung City Government (2016.01-2016.12)
  • Principal Investigator. 2016 Rediscovering Old Kaohsiung ProjectSponsored by iSee Taiwan Foundation (2016.07-2017.07)
  • Co- Investigator. 2015 Rediscovering Old Kaohsiung ProjectSponsored by Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation (2015.07-2016.07)
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